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Week 6 Recaps – Oct. 4-5

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Last updated: Oct. 7, 1 p.m.

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NEW BETHLEHEM — Zane Watson’s 39-yard field goal with three seconds left in the game lifted the Redbank Valley Bulldogs to a 29-26 win over Moniteau Friday night.

Watson made the Bulldogs (4-2) winners on Homecoming against the winless Warriors (0-6) thanks to his field goal that ranks second on the team’s all-time list behind Brian Dougherty’s school-record 41-yarder booted way back in 1984.

The Bulldogs had another big game from Mark Strothers, who rushed for 200 yards on 21 carries with two touchdowns on runs of 29 and 53 yards.

The Bulldogs trailed 18-6 late in the second quarter before scoring three straight touchdowns starting with quarterback Jake Dougherty’s 8-yard run with 2:31 left in the second quarter.

Strothers’ 53-yarder in the third quarter and Dougherty’s 12-yard pass to Kyle Schrecengost  early in the fourth quarter gave Redbank Valley a 26-18 lead. Moniteau forced the late heroics by Watson when Trevor Shaffer threw a 23-yard TD pass to Cody Keene with 5:21 remaining. Cody Skiver’s two-point pass to Dustin Geagan tied the game at 26-26.

Dougherty passed for 100 yards with Schrecengost catching four passes for 54 yards. Shaffer rushed for 79 yards for the Warriors, who had two safeties on defense in the first half. Skiver threw two first-half TD passes to Austin Blauser and Geagan covering 25 and 36 yards respectively.

Watson’s field goal was the longest by a Bulldogs kicker since 1985. The school record is 41 yards by Brian Dougherty in 1984.


KARNS CITY — On a night East Brady Hall of Famer Jim Kelly was in town to be honored in a special ceremony, the Karns City Gremlins blasted visiting Keystone, 55-14, Friday night.

Tyler Kepple threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more as the Gremlins (5-1) put up a 551-yard offensive outburst. He threw TD passes of 45 and 10 yards to Logan Moroney, 25 yards to Dakota Mohney and 31 yards to Wyatt Everetts. Kepple scored on runs of 53 and 2 yards, finishing with 87 yards on four carries. Kepple completed 6 of 10 passes for 113 yards.

Keystone (0-6) scored on two long plays. Jacob Weaver ran for a 77-yard TD 56 seconds into the game and Braydon Shick threw an 85-yard pass to Dustin Wolbert late in the fourth quarter.


SMETHPORT — Using a powerful running attack, the Smethport Hubbers ran for 307 yards and ended an 11-game losing streak to the Port Allegany Gators with a 35-14 win Friday night. It was their first win over the Gators since 2001.

Ryan Nielson led the Hubbers (4-2 overall, 4-1 AML-North) with 125 yards on 12 carries and three others players ran for touchdowns — Adam Shunk, Ryan Stratton and quarterback Dustin Zetwick, who ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Drew Burdick.

Port Allegany (1-5, 1-3) got rushing TDs from R.J. Veilleux and Tyler Shaffer. The Gators got within 20-14 late in the third quarter before Smethport scored the game’s final 15 points.


CURWENSVILLE — Trailing 19-7 when the weather delay blew into Curwensville, the host Golden Tide responded after play was halted near the end of the first half and dominated the rest of the way in a 42-22 win Friday night.

Curwensville (5-1 overall, 1-1 AML-South) outscored Brockway (3-3, 0-3) 35-3 after the weather delay and notched a big conference win and kept its Class A playoff status in good shape.

Zack Tibbens had another huge game running the ball for the Golden Tide, running for 231 yards on 27 carries with both TD runs of 13 and 15 yards coming during the big run that put the game away. Four other Tide players found the end zone, starting with Alex Olson’s 8-yard run at the end of the first quarter. Kyle Johns began the second-half scoring with a 1-yard run, Austin Jacobson returned an interception 59 yards for a score and Hunter Johnson added a 22-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Curwensville ran for 341 yards with Johnson gaining 61 yards on 11 carries.

Brockway quarterback Alec Shaffer-Doan was limited to 9-of-17 passing for 75 yards with two interceptions and one touchdown, but he ran for 177 yards on 18 carries. Shaffer-Doan threw a 30-yard TD pass to Anthony Benson in the first quarter. Mike Martino gave the Rovers their 19-7 lead with a 7-yard run and 43-yard interception return within a span of less than three minutes in the second quarter. However, the only Rovers points after that came on Jarrett Esposito’s 32-yard field goal in the third quarter.


ST. MARYS — Damien Slike and Cody Hearst each scored three touchdowns to lead unbeaten Clarion to a 46-0 shutout of St. Marys Friday night.

The Bobcats (6-0) scored in all four quarters. Hearst caught an 84-yard pass from quarterback John Katis in the first quarter and scored twice in the third quarter to enact the PIAA’s Mercy Rule running clock with a 5-yard pass from Katis and 50-yard run. Slike returned a blocked punt 22 yards and ran in from 14 yards out for touchdowns in the second quarter and capped the game’s scoring with a 13-yarder in the fourth quarter.

Ian Corbett started the game’s scoring with a 75-yard run two minutes into the first quarter.

Clarion outgained St. Marys (4-2), 420-15. Slike ran for 82 yards on just eight carries. Katis completed 6 of 7 passes for 139 yards. He became Clarion’s all-time passing yardage leader, surpassing Brandon Heeter’s 2,468 yards. Katis now stands at 2,532 yards.

St. Marys got 79 yards rushing from Alex Feldbauer on 19 carries. Quarterback Nick Cunningham completed 8 of 14 passes for 63 yards and was intercepted twice by Brendan Miller.


FOXBURG — Zach Vroman rushed for 218 yards on 10 carries and his four touchdowns broke the team’s career rushing record as the Brookville Raiders pulled away for a 43-19 win Friday night.

Vroman rushed for TDs of 15, 26, 7 and 65 yards as part of a Raiders (5-1) stretch of 43 unanswered points that began early in the second quarter after the Falcons staked a 12-0 lead. The Raiders scored six TDs in seven possessions to take control of the game.

Vroman now has 31 career rushing TDs, one better than Joe Galbraith’s previous record. Vroman is now unofficially 25 yards away from tying Galbraith’s career yardage mark of 3,264 yards.

A-C Valley (0-6) started the scoring when Hunter Defibaugh returned a blocked punt by Zach Muhl for a touchdown. The Falcons then scored on Andrew Strauser’s 7-yard run less than two minutes into the second quarter. Mike Suto, who scored on a 1-yard run late in the game, finished with 68 yards on 20 carries.


STRATTANVILLE — The Punxsutawney Chucks outlasted a 30-minute weather delay to start the game, then ran past the Clarion-Limestone Lions for a 28-12 win Friday night.

Christian Falgout was the workhorse for the Chucks (3-3), rushing for 220 yards on 34 carries touchdown runs of 1 and 6 yards. The Chucks also intercepted C-L quarterback Christian Bakewell six times. Perry Arrington had two interceptions and a 17-yard run.

Bakewell threw two TD passes for the Lions (2-4), the first a 4-yarder to Chase Alcorn for the game’s first score in the opening quarter and a 5-yarder to Will Rupert in the third quarter. He completed 7 of 28 passes for 181 yards.


RIDGWAY — The visiting Allegany Campers slapped a PIAA Mercy Rule decision on the host Elkers, 42-0, Friday night.

Allegany racked up 393 yards, 326 of it on the ground, and limited the Elkers (3-3) to just 89 yards of offense. Darion Lopez and Chris Stosick each scored two touchdowns. Lopez scored the first two TDs on a 54-yard run and a 31-yard pass from Blake Eirich. Stosick found the end zone twice in the fourth quarter on an 11-yard run and 20-yard interception return.

Sam Delhunty led the Elkers with 31 yards rushing on 11 carries.


COUDERSPORT — The Coudersport Falcons were down 13-6 at halftime but went on to beat visiting Cameron County, 26-19, Friday night.

Coy Hoffman scored on a 54-yard run, and quarterback Ethan Hite scored on two short runs of 3 and 5 yards to key the Falcons’ second-half surge. Hoffman ran for 145 yards on 21 carries and caught three passes for 43 yards.

Coudersport (4-2 overall, 2-1 AML-North) outgained Cameron County (1-5, 0-3), 318-262. Cameron County quarterback Tony Olivett threw a 27-yard TD pass to Erin Garrigan and ran one in from 14 yards out. The Red Raiders’ first TD came on Eric Spehalski’s 84-yard run.


BELLEFONTE — With quarterback Christian Lezzer taking somewhat of a breather from his heavy workload, the Clearfield Bison used their other weapons in a 49-13 rout of winless Bellefonte Friday night.

Tyler Stratton ran for 200 yards on 11 carries and scored four touchdowns on runs of 30, 12, 57 and 5 yards as the Bison (6-0) rolled up 390 yards of rushing and 459 yards overall. Seth Caldwell ran for 91 yards on 11 carries.

Lezzer still had some effective work, running for 57 yards on eight carries with two touchdowns on runs of 12 and 4 yards. Backup quarterback Erik Sellers threw a 40-yard TD pass to Lezzer’s younger brother Ryan for the final Clearfield points with 2:52 left in the first half.

Clearfield led 49-7 by halftime and the only second-half score belonged to Bellefonte (0-6) during the PIAA’s Mercy Rule running clock in the third quarter.


BRADFORD — Kyle Uber ran for two touchdowns and Ty Mooney kicked three field goals as the Franklin Knights shut out the Bradford Owls, 44-0.

Uber’s TD runs of 7 and 9 yards came in the first quarter. Mooney booted three-pointers from 28, 40 and 38 yards.

Franklin outgained Bradford, 417-216. Uber ran for 66 yards on nine carries and quarterback Kyle Ritchie completed 10 of 21 passes for 193 yards with receiver Kahlil West catching eight balls for 163 yards. The Owls got 119 yards on 16 carries from Alex Colosimo.


RIMERSBURG — The Union Golden Knights stopped a four-game losing streak and blanked visiting and winless Kennedy Catholic, 27-0, Friday night.

The Knights (2-4) spread the wealth as three different players found the end zone with Brandon Greenawalt scoring on runs of 14 and 6 yards. Quarterback Lane Cicciarelli threw a 35-yard TD pass to Shane Murphy in the first quarter and scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Twelve different Knights carried the ball with Dylan Shirey gaining 72 yards on 10 carries and Greenawalt rushing for 62 yards on 10 carries.


ST. MARYS — Quarterback Kevin Cleer threw for three second-quarter touchdown passes and John English ran for two first-quarter touchdowns as the visiting Kane Wolves jumped on Elk County Catholic early in a 35-7 win Saturday night.

The Wolves (6-0 overall, 3-0 AML-South) were up 35-0 by halftime to set the PIAA’s Mercy Rule running clock into motion to start the third quarter. Cleer completed 11 of 17 passes for 223 yards, tossing two TDs to Tyler Rolick from 81 and 23 yards out and another to Andrew Pierson covering 23 yards. Rolick’s only two catches of the game were scores for the combined 104 yards.

English ran for scores of 24 and 4 yards in the first quarter. He finished with 51 yards on just six carries.

The Crusaders (0-6, 0-2) scored on Jonathan Dippold’s 11-yard run in the fourth quarter.


SHEFFIELD — Jereek Jackson scored three touchdowns as the Sheffield Wolverines rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to beat Otto-Eldred Saturday afternoon.

Jackson ran for an 82-yard TD and caught a 60-yard pass from Tommy Reeves. He finished with 127 yards rushing on 13 carries. His 7-yard TD run in the third quarter set the final margin. Sheffield (4-2 overall,. 3-0 AML-North) also scored on quarterback Adam Higby’s 50-yard pass to Noah Heeter in the second quarter.

Otto-Eldred (1-5, 1-2) scored twice in the first quarter on Sam Colebert runs of 1 and 4 yards.


MORGANTOWN, W.V. — Host Morgantown piled up 688 yards of offense as it routed the visiting DuBois Beavers, 52-21, Friday night.

The Mohigans (5-1) got a huge game from running back Chazzy Thomas, who ran for 386 yards on just 19 carries and scored six touchdowns on runs of 40, 43, 5, 49, 80 and 40 yards.

The Beavers (3-3) put up some numbers as well as quarterback Gabe French completed 33 of 46 passes for 308 yards and three third-quarter touchdowns, a 7-yarder to Cole Kriner, a 15-yarder to Chad O’Donnell and a  9-yarder to Bryson Paulinellie. Paulinellie caught 13 passes for 131 yards.

Morgantown led 26-0 at halftime before both teams combined for six touchdowns and 41 points in the third quarter. The Mohigans went up 52-14 following Thomas’ sixth TD run from 40 yards out late in the third quarter.


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